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Demented

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Gary Mitchell 

  • Synopsis

    A bank heist is always going to be risky but when it involves a man with a disability who has an axe to grind and his dementia-suffering neighbour the stakes are bound to be raised. Demented tells the story of divorcee Andrew who is taking care of his father James, who is in the early stages of dementia. Keith, his next-door-neighbour is in a wheelchair after a road accident which wasn't his fault. Keith's girlfriend Felicity is listed as his care person but is more likely to borrow his car, money and anything else she wants. Felicity works at the bank, where the manager, Justin, is the driver who put Keith in a wheelchair. This colourful couple hatch up a plan to rob the bank with the beleaguered James next-door and try to persuade Andrew to be their getaway driver. At first Andrew doesn't want to know until Felicity tells him they could use the money to cure his father's dementia. What could possibly go wrong?

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    5

  • Cast Size Female

    2

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Justin Richard Orr
Keith Michael Liebmann
Andrew Ian Beattie
James Roy Heayberd
Stacy Jo Donnelly
Felicity Roisín Gallagher
Joshua Gavin Peden
Production Team  
Director Richard Croxford
Lighting Designer James C. McFetridge
Sound Designer Michael Harpur
Production Manager/Technical Manager Keith Ginty
Deputy Stage Manager Tracey Lindsay
Assistant Stage Manager Louise Bryans
Company Stage Manager Kate Miller
Set and Costume Designer Stuart Marshall
Technician Michael Harpur
Technician AnneMarie Langan
Set Construction Jim Carson
Scenic Painter Anna Donovan
Wardrobe Supervisor Pat Musgrave
Wardrobe Assistant Erin Charteris

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    Gemma Hirst , Peters Fraser & Dunlop

  • Address

    Drury House, 34-43 Russell Street
    London WC2B 5HA
    England

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7344 1000

  • Email

    info@pfd.co.uk

  • Website

    www.pfd.co.uk

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Gemma Hirst , Peters Fraser & Dunlop

  • Address

    Drury House, 34-43 Russell Street
    London WC2B 5HA
    England

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7344 1000

  • Email

    info@pfd.co.uk

  • Website

    www.pfd.co.uk

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from the play's original programme.